How the Brain Helps Us Make Good Decisions

How the Brain Helps Us Make Good Decisions

A prevailing theory in neuroscience holds that people make decisions based on integrated global calculations that occur within the frontal…

4 Natural Ways to Maintain Brain Health

4 Natural Ways to Maintain Brain Health

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: I keep reading about disappointing drug trials to help prevent and treat…

Tips to Combat Age-Related Forgetfulness

Tips to Combat Age-Related Forgetfulness

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: Why do people become more forgetful as they age? A: It’s common…

Atypical Brain Development Observed in Preschoolers with ADHD Symptoms

Atypical Brain Development Observed in Preschoolers with ADHD Symptoms

According to researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health, children as young as 4 years old with symptoms of…

Brain Safety Starts With You

Brain Safety Starts With You

Traumatic brain injuries, also known as TBIs, affect the lives of Americans nationwide. Anyone can experience a TBI, but data…

For people with multiple sclerosis, can exercise change the brain?

For people with multiple sclerosis, can exercise change the brain?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition of unknown cause in which the covering lining of nerve fibers (called myelin) is…

Exercise helps aging brain stay young

Exercise helps aging brain stay young

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: Over the last year, I sometimes forget things. I am 66 but…

Scientists find new path in brain to ease depression

Scientists find new path in brain to ease depression

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new pathway in the brain that can be manipulated to alleviate depression. The pathway…

Study discusses a link between artificial sweeteners and brain risks

Study discusses a link between artificial sweeteners and brain risks

  A: Sometimes it seems like people trying to choose a healthy diet and watch their weight can’t catch a…

Curiosity: The Brain’s Superfood

Curiosity: The Brain’s Superfood

I get really excited about the brain! It is the superconductor of my world. And what I continuously learn, whether…